Villa at Folly - Beach Front House
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
East Folly Beach Shores house description
Unique 3,100 sq. ft. Italian villa designed 4-story house, overlooking the ocean from every room. Completed in August of 2007 - fit for the discriminating with luxurious furnishings throughout. Kitchen with high end sub-zero, six burner gas stove, drawer microwave, cherry cabinets & Carerra marble counters. Exquisite appointments include large walk-in showers with rain-head and body sprays surrounded by Italian glass tile & travertine marble floors throughout. Suspended, curved stairs with custom railings, rooftop bar with views of two lighthouses and Ravenel bridge. Great place to have a drink and watch the sun set over ocean and Folly River.
Each master bedroom has a TV, which elevates and revolves 360 degrees for comfortable viewing. Large television in great room for easy viewing from dining area as well as cooking area - also full views of beach from every room in the house & balcony access from every room! Each floor has it's own thermostat to control temperature.
Outside deck with outdoor shower, in addition to 3 balconies to view the beautiful ocean views. Private walk-over to beach, just steps away from house.
All bed linens supplied as well as fully equipped kitchen. Bring your own bath & beach towels. House equipped with washer/dryer.
Definitely the most elegant house at Folly Beach for the most discriminating wishing to relax in absolute luxury.
Top floor – 1 master bedroom, 1 master bath, French doors to sitting room with full size murphy bed, master bath accessible from sitting room
Third floor – great room, kitchen, dining area, half bath
Second floor – 1 master bedroom, 1 master bath, French doors to sitting room with full size murphy bed, master bath accessible from sitting room, half bath
Ground floor – foyer, sitting room, French doors to back deck with outdoor shower and steps to beach
- Vacation Rental
- Pets Not Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils:
- Ice Maker
- Covered Parking
- Air Conditioning
- Gas Fireplace
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Linens Provided
- Deck / Patio:
Location & View
- Deepsea Fishing
- Fitness Center
- Water Skiing
- Pier Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Surf Fishing
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Massage Therapist
- Eco Tourism
- Wildlife Viewing
- Sight Seeing
- Scenic Drives
- When you wake up in the morning you'll enjoy the sunrise on the beach and finish your day watching a spectacular sunset on the Folly River. On the eastern tip of our Island you'll find an outstanding view of the Morris Island Lighthouse from one of our three county parks. The Fishing Pier, which extends more than 1,045 feet into the Atlantic Ocean, hosts fishing tournaments...and if you want to fish, you can rent everything you need at the shop on the Pier. You'll catch sight of loggerhead turtles nesting, dolphins playing and see bald eagles soaring in the sky. Folly is home to many endangered species and we do our part in protecting and encouraging their continued success. You’ll find some of the finest food on the coast here in Folly Beach. Whether you’re looking for a gourmet meal, a seafood feast or a tasty sandwich, you'll find it here. If you prefer to cook at home, you can shop one of our local markets and prepare fresh local fish in your own kitchen. Folly’s local shops offer a variety of goods and services. Everything from bathing suits, surf boards and surfing gear, to souvenirs, local art, sea shells and gifts …all within minutes in our quaint little town. No matter what your interests – tennis, fishing, kayaking, surfing, theater, arts or beach combing, Folly Beach offers it all year long. In fact our surfing is some of the best on the east coast and Folly hosts a number of surf events throughout the year. There is simply no place like Folly Beach....moreless
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Nice but needs work
Nice but needs work
For the most part the house was great. The location is great and its a gorgeous home but whoever built the house didn't realize that walking up 3 stories is a hassle. It was just me and my gf and it was still a hassle every time you wanted to go to the kitchen or anything. The amenities weren't great at all, no towels, no where to hang your towels or clothes. Not enough pillows, very worn out couch in the living room, and the house makes a lot of noises at night. The view is amazing the interior is amazing even though it is a little tacky every room is painted a different color and some of the decorations are just weird. But the main thing was that i paid a more amount of money than most people do for rent for a whole month just for one weekend and they make the check out time on Sunday at 10am. They don't allow you to sleep in and enjoy a cup of coffee and relax a little bit before you head out. I would stay again if they changed the check out to atleast 12 and had more amenities
- Guest steve (charlotte)
- Date of stay 11/08/12
- Review Submitted 11/20/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway.
Great rental, but...
Great rental, but...
This house is close to being the perfect beach rental, but for a few strange shortcomings. First the good...It is directly on the beach in an absolutely gorgeous beach town. The balconies give you amazing views out onto the water and the rooftop setup gave you a 360 degree view of the landscape. The house itself is beautiful and has easy access to shops and restaurants. The bad (and why I didn't give it 5 stars) starts with the fact that there are no towels in the entire house. I mean literally, not even a hand towel. Which seems strange to me because you have to pay $200 in cleaning fees and there is a washer/dryer on the second floor. Second, the living room furniture can only be described as shabby. The builder clearly spent a lot of time and money on the little details of the house, it seems a shame to put "throw away" furniture in such a nice place. I still had an amazing time and would rent this place again, but if the owner invested a little more money, this place would be perfect.
- Guest Matt (New York)
- Date of stay 10/05/12
- Review Submitted 10/11/12
Recommended for: Romantic getaway.
We visited with friends to celebrate my wife's birthday. We had never been to Folly Beach and found this place through a friend. This place was amazingly close to the beach and good restaurants, very comfortable, and we had a blast! The place was clean and well maintained and we had all the imenties we desired. We will return!
- Guest JH (Johnson City, Tennessee)
- Date of stay 09/07/12
- Review Submitted 09/19/12
Recommended for: Girls getaway, families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers, adventure seekers, romantic getaway.
We loved it!!! We will be back! It doesn't get any better than this Villa! You are so close to the beach - it's wonderful. Folly Beach is great too - super cute town!
- Guest Amy (Tennessee)
- Date of stay 09/07/12
- Review Submitted 09/13/12
Recommended for: Girls getaway, families with teenagers, romantic getaway.
Pictures do not do justice to this vacation villa. Perfect location. Beautiful location on the beach. Ocean views throughout. Loved it. Can't wait to do it again.
- Guest Folly Fan (Charleston, SC)
- Date of stay 07/30/12
- Review Submitted 08/05/12
Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, age 55+, families with teenagers, tourists without a car, romantic getaway.
I decided to surprise my family visiting from Arizona with a trip to my favorite beach. I wanted to treat them to a luxurious house on the ocean. At first glance it was: amazing location, stunning view, elegant furnishings. There were, however, areas of disappointment given the price and my expectation. It's worth noting that this house is not a place for handicapped individuals nor children (of which both were in our party). It is four levels and it became very difficult for the elderly in the house to get from floor to floor. Also, there are no bathtubs for children to be bathed in. If you don't have children or elderly/handicapped in your party, then the house would be suited for you. The showers were gorgeous, but bring plenty of extra towels as there seemed to be more water outside of the shower than inside. As I mentioned earlier, the view is spectacular, from every room, but there are no window coverings and was very difficult for our one year old to sleep on his regular schedule. After the first night, we decided to put his pack and play in the closet and sleep went much better after that. Another point is that the rooftop bar was a huge selling point for me but was a big let down. It was extremely difficult to access (from a ladder on the 4th floor balcony) and was in bad condition with a ton of cigarette butts. Very dissapointing as I was looking forward to cocktails each evening but we never did get to enjoy it due to the condition and access. In addition, the house had a terrible odor - one which we assumed was cigarette smoke. Perhaps the owners were smokers, but all of our clothes had to be washed upon our return due to the odor. All is all, it was a nice stay given the amazing location and elegant style to the house; but just be aware of some of the negatives that I noted.
- Guest MR (Cornelius, NC)
- Date of stay 07/27/12
- Review Submitted 08/03/12
Recommended for: Girls getaway, romantic getaway.
At one time this must have been a very nice house. First it has a master on 4th floor and 2nd so dragging you luggage is no fun. The furnishing in the den is shabby and uncomfortable. The TV in the 2nd floor bedroom was sitting on a stand at the end of the bed with wiring all over the floor. Never worked but was not good location for our 3 year old granddaughter. The windows in bedrooms had no covering -view was great but you couldn't put the child down till dark and she was up at sunrise. The issue with no towels being furnished was a big deal for us -we brought our own but washing them in the small apt size stacked washer and dryer was impossible. The roof top area was difficult to get to - a ladder on the 4th story master patio - just a small area cut out and a ladder inserted. The location and access to the beach was great and the out door shower was perfect to get sand off before entering the house. This house is really for max two couples with one or two children that don't need their own baths. It has only 2 full baths
- Guest Retired Traveler (Tennessee and Costa Ricas)
- Date of stay 07/06/12
- Review Submitted 07/22/12
$3500 per week; One week minimum stay required; Saturday to Saturday only $1000 refundable damage deposit $250 housekeeping fee deducted from damage deposit at checkout
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Year Purchased: 2007
Why East Folly Beach Shores:
Rooftop bar with views of two lighthouses and Ravenel Bridge. Great place to have a drink and watch the sun set over the ocean and Folly River. Outside deck with outdoor shower, in addition to 3 balconies to view the beautiful ocean views. Private walk-over to beach, just steps away from house.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Unique 3,100 sq. ft. Italian villa designed 4-story house, overlooking the ocean from every room. Fit for the discriminating with luxurious furnishings throughout. Definitely the most elegant house at Folly Beach for the most discriminating wishing to relax in absolute luxury.
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View to balcony and ocean
Bar stool seating in kitchen with sub-zero and six burner gas stove
French doors from dining area to balcony
Suspended, curved stairs with custom railings
Master Bedroom #1
Master Bedroom #2
Steps from beach to deck with outdoor shower
Unique 3,100 sq. ft. 4-story Italian villa designed house on the beach
Dining area off kitchen and great room
View to balcony
Sitting room on ground floor
Large walk-in shower with rain-head and body sprays
One of two murphy beds with full size mattresses
Steps to deck with outdoor shower, beach and ocean
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